Shiuchow Aeroplane Factory was principal aircraft assembly and manufacturing centre in China 1936-8. 'Unofficial' volunteers arriving mainly from USA 1936 brought 30 Curtiss F11C-3, assembled at Shiuchow, closely followed by Curtiss BFC-2 Hawks and Curtiss A-8 and A-12 Shrike monoplanes (ex-US Army). By 1938 Flushing Type I Fighter was in production, based on BF2C but with many local modifications.

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